PM Modi to launch slew of projects in Odisha today
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a slew of projects including inauguration of Jharsuguda Airport in Odisha today.
The Prime Minister will unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher fertilizer plant in the state. This is the first plant in India to have a coal gasification based fertilizer unit.
In addition to fertilizer, the plant will produce natural gas, which will contribute to the country’s energy requirements, official sources said.
PM Modi will then head to Jharsuguda to inaugurate the second airport in the state. The new airport will bring western Odisha on the aviation map of India, and facilitate regional air connectivity through the UDAN scheme.
The Prime Minister will also dedicate the Garjanbahal coal mines, and the Jharsuguda-Barapali-Sardega rail link to the nation. He will also unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mines.
Meanwhile, elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in the state capital here, Talcher and Jharsuguda in view of Prime Minister’s visit to the state.